Nephrotic syndrome

= nephrosis

Definition: oedema, proteinuria >3 g/day, hypoalbuminaemia.

Causes

  1. Minimal change GN (commonest paediatric cause)
  2. Membranous GN (commonest adult cause: 30%)
  3. Focal-segmental GN
  4. Membranoproliferative GN (= mesangiocapillary GN)
  5. Proliferative GN